First Look at Google Earth 6


It seems like it was a stealth release.  There was no big fanfare or announcement about the release of Google Earth 6 that cross my desk.  But, I just happened to stumble onto the news and, of course, grabbed it immediately to kick the tires.  I’ve always been fascinated by maps and geography and GoogleContinue reading “First Look at Google Earth 6”

links for 2010-11-29


GpCode ransomware returns, with stronger encryption | ZDNet A new version of the dangerous GpCode ransomware has been detected, using RSA-1024 and AES-256 as crypto-algorithms. (tags: gpcode encryption returns ransomware icsxx) Facebook infested with new worm Facebook is littered with a worm, seemingly the same one under different names, created by randomly generated developers, whichContinue reading “links for 2010-11-29”

The Value of Hashtags


You’ve seen them and you’ve probably used them.  On Twitter, they are usually cryptic codes that appear in messages following the # sign.  Hashtags allow you to follow a conversation stream.  You just search for that hashtag and watch the results come in!  The value is that you are not limitd to messages from justContinue reading “The Value of Hashtags”

links for 2010-11-28


Justin.tv – Streaming live video broadcasts for everyone Broadcast what you're doing Go live now, meet new friends and have fun. (tags: tv streaming web2.0 social webcam justin.tv community blog) The Googlization of Everything (excerpt) – Siva Vaidhyanathan – University of California Press Google dominates the World Wide Web. There was never an election toContinue reading “links for 2010-11-28”

Back to Delicious


Recently, I shared my frustrations with my Delicious account going off the rails.  In an entry entitled “Moving On“, I talked about how the Delicious resource had even become unresponsive and so I had switched to Diigo’s service for posting daily links that I’ve found to this blog.  It’s my way of giving back toContinue reading “Back to Delicious”